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Oxmoor Auto Group’s Adoptable Pet of the Week

As longtime supporters of the Kentucky Humane Society, Oxmoor Auto Group is sponsoring the care of 52 adoptable animals in 2024. Their gift will help provide food, shelter, spay/neuter surgeries, medical care and behavior assistance to the pets in our care while they search for places to call home. This collaborative partnership, now stronger than

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Abused Dog Clings to Life – Your Help is Critical

Sweet n’ Low was found abandoned in an alley, extremely pregnant and suffering with a difficult labor. The one-year-old Pocket Pittie was rushed to KHS’ Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center where 11 staff members were waiting for her arrival to perform an after-hours emergency C-section. Sweet n’ Low survived the surgery but, unfortunately,

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Puppy Arrives at KHS with Degloved Foot

Early this week, a 12-month-old puppy arrived at our Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center with a shocking degloving injury to her back left foot. The poor puppy, who we’ve named Bonnie, has exposed bone where a pup’s paw should be. Unsure of exactly how this gruesome injury occurred, our veterinary team leaped into

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Where Are They Now? Celebrating Travolta’s Second “Gotcha Day”

You may remember our buddy Travolta, who came to the Kentucky Humane Society in January 2022 in terrible condition after an Uber driver found him lying limp on the side of the road. The poor puppy was covered in feces and painfully matted fur. This along with severe emaciation, made it impossible for him to

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Remembering Ali

It is with heavy hearts that we share sweet Ali, the brave puppy fighting Parvovirus and Pneumonia, took his last breaths yesterday afternoon. Despite our veterinary team’s dedicated efforts, including non-stop medical care and emergency blood transfusions from sweet Jeffurry, Ali’s tiny body could not overcome the impact of the illnesses.  We are heartbroken over

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Parvo Puppy Continues Fighting for His Life

Yesterday, our Parvo puppy’s condition drastically declined, prompting emergency measures. He broke with Pneumonia and had few white blood cells remaining to fight off the secondary infection. Our veterinary team performed an urgent blood transfusion to combat his anemia and worsening immune system. They turned to Jeffurry – a calm, loving six-year-old shelter pup. When

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Kennel Chronicles: News & Events for Kentucky Humane Society Friends

Mr. Happy is On the Mend Mr. Happy is recovering well from amputation surgery after coming to KHS suffering from a radial nerve avulsion in his front left leg. He grows more alert by the day, purring and leaning into affection every chance he gets. Now that Mr. Happy’s leg is on the mend, our

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